Thunderbird 3

I really don’t pay that much attention to the tab behavior in Thunderbird. In fact, I don’t really use tabs much I just have my mail in one tab and Lightning.Calendar in another. A user in the forum recently reported an on going issue they have been having with using…

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A while ago I wrote about the ProfileManager application created by J. Griffion. This application provided a new UI to managing profiles in Firefox, but it can also do so in Thunderbird. The trick is it needs to be setup as a separate application/short-cut and passing Thunderbird as an argument. …

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Bug 531088: ‘Need warning and UI for destructive POP3 default setting’ has been around since the Thunderbird 3 days (November 2009) and is still listed as one of the two critical bugs in the Daily Builds threads on the mozillaZine Thunderbird Builds forum. Here is a brief summary of this…

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Thunderbird to be under Mozilla Labs

A couple years ago the development of Thunderbird was split off from Mozilla into its own separate organization, Mozilla Messaging.  This did not work out as well as hoped. Case in point, future development after Thunderbird 3.0 has been rather lacking over the past couple years. Mozilla has decided to…

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Thunderbird 3.1.8 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released an update for Thunderbird 3.1 on March 1st. This release addressed: Several fixes to improve performance, stability and security, see the Security Advisory. Several fixes to improve handling of large folder files stored locally. For more information and to download see the Thunderbird 3.1.8 Release Notes….

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Thunderbird and Identities

When an email account is initially setup in Thunderbird, the user is prompted to enter their name which is shown as the from on the mail message. What if you want to have multiple display/from names on the same email account? Thunderbird gives you the ability to create multiple ‘identities’…

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Thunderbird 3.0.11 and 3.1.7 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released updates to both Thunderbird 3.0 & 3.1 on December 9th. These releases addressed: Several fixes to improve performance, stability and security, see the Security Advisory. Several fixes to improve handling of large folder files stored locally. Several fixes to improve corruption in local copy of IMAP…

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Thunderbird Release Recap: October 2010

Released This Month Thunderbird 3.0.9 – October 19, 2010 Thunderbird 3.1.5 – October 19, 2010 Thunderbird 3.0.10 – October 27, 2010 Thunderbird 3.1.6 – October 27, 2010 Schedule Next Month NONE Future Releases Thunderbird 3.0.11 – December 2010 Thunderbird 3.1.7 – December 2010

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Thunderbird 3.0.10 & 3.1.6 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released emergency updates to both Thunderbird 3.0 & 3.1 on October 27th. From Mozilla Developer’s News, “These releases fixed a critical security issue that could potentially allow remote code execution. This issue does not affect email or newsgroups but could be triggered through browser-like features or add-ons.“…

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